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Sexual Abuse

Mesa police: Girl, 3, kept in closet, offered for sex

Mesa police: Girl, 3, kept in closet, offered for sex

Mesa Police Chief: "This is just one of those cases that just shocks the soul."

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Prosecutor's wins could result in charges for Bill Cosby

Kevin Steele on Tuesday defeated the ex-prosecutor who had declined in 2005 to bring charges.

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Arizona couple, both teachers, arrested in teen-sex case

Arizona couple, both teachers, arrested in teen-sex case

PEORIA, Ariz  — An Arizona high school teacher had a sexual relationship with a teenage student for years and that his wife, who is also a teacher, failed to report it, police say.

October 03, 2015 7:58 am Related
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Police investigate report of ASU kidnapping, sexual abuse

Police investigate report of ASU kidnapping, sexual abuse

The 18-year-old woman told police she had been walking home from a party when a man forced her into a car.

September 08, 2015 2:36 pm Related
Cops: AZ woman flashed, performed sex act on boy at bar mitzvah

Cops: AZ woman flashed, performed sex act on boy at bar mitzvah

Lindsey Radomski was jailed on suspicion of sexual conduct with a minor and other charges.

March 25, 2015 3:21 pm Related
Ex-officer gets probation for sex with inmates

Ex-officer gets probation for sex with inmates

Jorge Renteria Urias pleaded to two counts of attempted sexual misconduct.

September 17, 2014 1:15 pm
Evidence destruction could lead to new molestation trial

Evidence destruction could lead to new molestation trial

Audiotape might have helped Tucsonan's defense, state Supreme Court says.

July 18, 2014 12:00 pm
Tucson man arrested in child-sex case

Tucson man arrested in child-sex case

A Tucson man was arrested on suspicion of child-sex crimes after police say he arranged for a sexual encounter with a police detective he thought was an underage girl.

June 13, 2014 3:43 pm

Ruling: Expert witnesses can testify without knowing victims

PHOENIX — Juries are entitled to hear from an expert witness on a particular type of crime even if that person knows nothing about the victims in the case, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

May 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Ex-Tucson police officer's rape trial now in jury's hands

The credibility of the victim was the focus of much of the closing arguments on Thursday in the trial of a former Tucson police officer accused of raping a woman while on duty.

May 30, 2014 12:00 am

Pinal County teen faces more sex-crime charges

FLORENCE — An 18-year-old Arizona man accused of preying upon school students faces multiple counts of sexual assault, sexual conduct with a minor and other crimes, a prosecutor's office said Thursday.

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Pima County deputies arrest man on sexual abuse at in-home day care

Pima County deputies arrest man on sexual abuse at in-home day care

The owner of an in-home day care is facing sexual abuse and child molestation, authorities said Monday night.

April 07, 2014 9:45 pm Related
Mesa man arrested on suspicion of child molestation

Mesa man arrested on suspicion of child molestation

A Mesa man suspected of molesting a 4-year-old girl was arrested Monday. 

April 01, 2014 10:04 am
Worker arrested in care-home sex assaults

Worker arrested in care-home sex assaults

An employee was arrested Thursday in connection with a sexual assault of an elderly woman who lived at Villa Maria Care Center, police said.

March 01, 2014 12:00 am Related

Tucson man who fondled girl given 18 months, probation

A Tucson man convicted of fondling a 9-year-old girl at a McDonald’s restaurant was sentenced to 18 months in prison Thursday.

December 19, 2013 4:00 pm
3 Tucson sisters tell police they were imprisoned up to 2 years

3 Tucson sisters tell police they were imprisoned up to 2 years

Three malnourished sisters told Tucson police they were held in captivity and filth for up to two years until two of them escaped early Tuesday to a neighbor’s house, after their stepfather allegedly threatened them with a knife.

November 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Victoria Steele: CPS crisis cannot wait; Governor should call special session

Victoria Steele: CPS crisis cannot wait; Governor should call special session

Happy Thanksgiving! It is a common greeting this time of year, but it will be hard to enjoy the holiday knowing that it won’t be happy — not for the thousands of Arizona children living in fear of abuse or neglect.

November 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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